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Arkansas History Commission

Contact Information

Arkansas History Commission is now Arkansas State Archives



Department of Arkansas Heritage
1100 North Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone: 501-324-9150
Fax: 501-324-9154

Telephone: 501-682-6900 (Arkansas State Archives)

Hours and holidays: 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Saturday. Closed on state holidays.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

  • Arkansas State Archives Collections: Descriptions and links to Arkansas Digital Archives, Arkansas State Archives Online Catalog, and Arkansas newspapers digitized on Chronicling America
  • Arkansas Digital Archives - A wide variety of digitized material: county and local records; maps; newspapers; indexes (military, land, death records); Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA) and Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives (SARA) finding aids, collection inventories, vertical files.



  • Guides and Finding aids at Arkansas State Archives
    • Resource guides - highlighting research topics and related materials held by the Arkansas State Archives: African-American, cemetery, Civil War, immigration, property, World War I, and others.
    • Finding aids - inventory and description of holdings; keyword searchable.

Alternate Repositories

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If you cannot visit or find a source at the Arkansas History Commission, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

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